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“Beautiful property and wonderful hosts. A Traverse City find!”

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Wind in the Pines Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #6 of 19 Traverse City B&B and Inns
Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful property and wonderful hosts. A Traverse City find!”
Reviewed 12 September 2013

The Wind in the Pines is a beautiful and well maintained BnB just outside Traverse City with the feel of nature inside and out. Cleanliness must be their watchword as the accommodations were spotless! Dietmar and Marion were the perfect hosts, very friendly and welcoming, but non intrusive. Our breakfast was wonderful and Marion took our dietary needs into consideration. Their dog (oh my, name escapes me!) but she was a beauty and so well behaved. She stayed on her side of the door and just looked at us with her soulful eyes. Marion said I could visit with her in their room, so I did. She loved the belly rub and attention. Just can't get that kind of interaction in a hotel!! It is what makes Bed and Breakfast's so enjoyable to me. Dietmar and Marion are doing a fantastic job!! Recommend the highest!

Room Tip: Any room at this BnB would be wonderful!
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Lockport, IL
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

My husband and I have stayed here twice and love it. The owners are very hospitable and make amazing breakfasts. I've stayed at several B&Bs and this one is exceptional. Great place to stay if you're visiting Traverse City -- it's close to town, but away from the hustle and bustle. Always a relaxing, enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Grand Ledge, Michigan
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

What a find! Wind in the Pines is a fabulous bed & breakfast. We were traveling with family and had the Moose & Bear rooms right across from each other which was perfect. The rooms were very tastefully done and the main living/dining area was also beautiful. The breakfasts were not "traditional" but they were very good. And the location is perfect...you feel miles away from Traverse City and yet you are closer than most hotels in town. The outdoor sitting area is pleasant as well; nice place to have a drink and just unwind. Would definately recommend this B & B to anyone traveling to Traverse City.

Room Tip: If you are traveling with another couple (or family) ask for the Moose & Bear rooms. The Pine C...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

We stayed at Wind in the Pines for only one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Our room (Moose Room) was large and well appointed. The bed was very comfortable. The entire B&B was spotless; we have never stayed in such a clean "home away from home" before. The owners, Dietmar and Marion, were very pleasant and helpful, providing a great dinner recommendation in Traverse City, and remaining in good spirits after we accidentally locked ourselves outside at midnight (oops) while enjoying a drink on the patio under the stars. All in all, it was a great stay and we hope to return for a longer visit soon.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

We stayed for some days. Comming from Switzerland, first time Traverse City/Michigan experience. Excellent breakfast, everything nice done and clean. Perfect size, just 3 rooms with a wunderfull living-room. Marion and Dietmar are lovely and helpful Innkeepers. We recommend this B&B to everyone ... thanks for the great time! Max&Rosa

Room Tip: We toke a look to all 3 of them, all are really nice, but we loved our moose room!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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New Haven, Indiana
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

The location, breakfast and accommodations were all top notch. Breakfast was delicious and very attractively served. Dietmar and Marion are very gracious hosts making us feel very welcome at their inn. They gave us suggestions of the attractions in the area, which was most helpful. I would recommend this B & B to anyone. We plan to come back again.

Rich and Chris

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

We booked our trip months in advance presuming that we could use a gift certificate that we purchased from www.bedandbreakfast.com. We had stayed there the previous year and were able to use it then. I made the online reservation on their website and mentioned the gift certificate and it returned an automatic message. Well, we didn't find out we couldn't use the gift certificate until we were checking out. Not until then did we see at the bottom of what appeared to be a message with standard language that the owner simply stated they did not accept GC from that website any more. The GC was only for $50 so we just ate these costs, but it think customer service could have gone a long way for returning guests if they would have just honored the GC. Oh well. We learned that lesson the hard way. My second part of this review is about the breakfast. Like I mentioned, the owners changed hands since we had been there. A nice couple from Germany purchased the place. I'm not sure if its tradition in Germany to be served a lunch-type food but it was definitely strange. They served an avocado topped with chopped tomatoes, feta cheese and drizzled with balsamic dressing, on the side of a hash brown cupcake with pesto and sour cream, next to sliced cucumbers and radishes. It was good to me (but not to my husband who loves a traditional American breakfast-pancakes, bacon, eggs, toast, etc). I'm not sure what to say about our stay this time around. While we loved our little tradition of staying here hike touring the city, I think we will be looking at other places next year.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Additional Information about Wind in the Pines Bed & Breakfast

Property: Wind in the Pines Bed & Breakfast
Address: 13573 S Gallagher Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684-7558
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are open all year long! Our beautiful log home is nestled among acres of pines offering peaceful, quiet relaxation. Three spacious guest rooms reflect the beauty of the north woods with their pine cone, bear and moose themes. We are located on the west side of Traverse City, just five miles from downtown. Our guests tell us that our location is ideal – away from the hustle and bustle yet close enough to experience all that the area has to offer. ... more   less 

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